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2003 UCLA Bruins football
ConferencePacific-10 Conference
2003 record6–7 (4–4 Pac-10)
Head coachKarl Dorrell (1st season)
Offensive coordinatorSteve Axman (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorLarry Kerr (1st season)
Home stadiumRose Bowl
(Capacity: 91,136)
Seasons
← 2002
2004 →
2003 Pacific-10 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#1 USC   7 1         12 1  
#9 Washington State   6 2         10 3  
Oregon   5 3         8 5  
California   5 3         8 6  
Oregon State   4 4         8 5  
Washington   4 4         6 6  
UCLA   4 4         6 7  
Arizona State   2 6         5 7  
Stanford   2 6         4 7  
Arizona   1 7         2 10  
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2003 UCLA Bruins football team represented the University of California, Los Angeles in the 2003 NCAA Division I-A football season. They played their home games at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California and were led by Karl Dorrell. It was Dorrell's first season as the UCLA head coach. UCLA was ranked #20 by College Football News in the preseason polls.[1] The Bruins finished 6–7 overall, and were tied for fifth place in the Pacific-10 Conference with a 4–4 record.[2] The Bruins were invited to play in the Silicon Valley Football Classic vs. Fresno State on December 30, 2003.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 61:30 PMat No. 24 Colorado*ABCL 14–1648,534[3]
September 135:00 PMIllinois*ABCW 6–351,118[4]
September 2012:30 PMat No. 1 Oklahoma*ABCL 24–5983,317[5]
September 277:00 PMSan Diego State*
  • Rose Bowl
  • Pasadena, CA
FSNW2W 20–1048,690[6]
October 43:30 PMNo. 18 Washington
  • Rose Bowl
  • Pasadena, CA
FSNW 46–1668,319[7]
October 113:30 PMat ArizonaFSNW 24–2144,481[8]
October 1812:30 PMCalifornia
  • Rose Bowl
  • Pasadena, CA
ABCW 23–20 OT53,825[9]
October 257:00 PMArizona State
  • Rose Bowl
  • Pasadena, CA
FSNW 20–1361,778[10]
November 112:30 PMat StanfordFSNL 14–2144,950[11]
November 84:00 PMat No. 12 Washington StateABCL 13–3133,846[12]
November 1512:30 PMOregon
  • Rose Bowl
  • Pasadena, CA
FSNL 13–3156,083[13]
November 2212:30 PMat No. 2 USCABCL 22–4793,172[14]
December 307:30 PMvs. Fresno State*ESPN2L 9–1720,126[15]

Game summariesEdit

ColoradoEdit

UCLA at Colorado
by Quarter1234 Total
Bruins 0 7 7 0 14
Buffaloes 7 3 0 6 16


IllinoisEdit

Illinois at UCLA
by Quarter1234 Total
Fighting Illini 0 0 3 0 3
Bruins 3 3 0 0 6


OklahomaEdit

UCLA at Oklahoma
by Quarter1234 Total
Bruins 10 0 14 0 24
Sooners 7 21 14 17 59

Oklahoma's Antonio Perkins set an NCAA record for punt return yards in a game with 277 yards on seven returns. He also set an NCAA record with three punt returns for touchdowns in a game.[5]

San Diego StateEdit

San Diego State at UCLA
by Quarter1234 Total
Aztecs 0 3 0 7 10
Bruins 0 3 7 10 20


WashingtonEdit

Washington at UCLA
by Quarter1234 Total
Huskies 10 6 0 0 16
Bruins 0 7 15 24 46


ArizonaEdit

UCLA at Arizona
by Quarter1234 Total
Bruins 3 7 7 7 24
Wildcats 7 14 0 0 21


CaliforniaEdit

California at UCLA
by Quarter1234

<th width="20">OT</th>

Total
Golden Bears 3 0 9 8

<td>0</td>

20
Bruins 7 0 7 6

<td>3</td>

23


Arizona StateEdit

Arizona State at UCLA
by Quarter1234 Total
Sun Devils 3 10 0 0 13
Bruins 10 0 7 3 20

Maurice Drew's 83-yard touchdown run tied for ninth longest run from scrimmage in UCLA history, with Derek Ayers (1993 vs. BYU) and Jackie Robinson (1939 vs. Oregon). It was also the longest run from scrimmage by a true freshman in UCLA history. This was Drew's first 100-yard game. It was the 12th time in UCLA history a true freshman has reached the 100-yard mark and it was the first since DeShaun Foster in 1998 (109 yards on 15 carries vs. USC).

StanfordEdit

UCLA at Stanford
by Quarter1234 Total
Bruins 0 7 0 7 14
Cardinal 0 14 7 0 21


Washington StateEdit

UCLA at Washington State
by Quarter1234 Total
Bruins 0 6 7 0 13
#12 Cougars 14 14 0 3 31


OregonEdit

Oregon at UCLA
by Quarter1234 Total
Ducks 21 10 0 0 31
Bruins 3 3 0 7 13


USCEdit

UCLA at USC
by Quarter1234 Total
Bruins 0 2 7 13 22
#2 Trojans 14 19 14 0 47


Fresno State (Silicon Valley Football Classic)Edit

UCLA vs. Fresno State
by Quarter1234 Total
Bruins 0 7 2 0 9
Bulldogs 14 3 0 0 17


RosterEdit

2003 UCLA Bruins football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 87 Bragg, CraigCraig Bragg Jr
TE 19 Lewis, MarcedesMarcedes Lewis So
WR 1 Perry, TabTab Perry Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DE 43 Ball, DaveDave Ball Sr
DE 49 Ball, MatMat Ball Sr
DE 75 Boschetti, RyanRyan Boschetti Sr
CB 15 Cassel, MarcusMarcus Cassel So
LB 11 Chillar, BrandonBrandon Chillar Sr
DB 24 Emanuel, BenBen Emanuel Jr
DT 77 Leisle, RodneyRodney Leisle Sr
DB 17 Ware, MatthewMatthew Ware Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
P 39 Kluwe, ChrisChris Kluwe Jr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

Roster
Last update: 2003-08-03

ReferencesEdit

  1. "2003 Preseason Consensus". Stassen.com. http://preseason.stassen.com/consensus/2003.html#national. Retrieved December 11, 2011.
  2. "2003-2004 Football Schedule". UCLA. http://www.uclabruins.com/sports/m-footbl/archive/ucla-m-footbl-sched-2003.html. Retrieved December 11, 2011.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "No. 24 Colorado 16, UCLA 14". UCLA Department of Athletics. September 6, 2003. http://www.uclabruins.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/090603aaa.html. Retrieved December 11, 2011.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "UCLA 6, Illinois 3". UCLA Department of Athletics. September 13, 2003. http://www.uclabruins.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/091303aaa.html. Retrieved December 11, 2011.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 "Oklahoma 59, UCLA 24". UCLA Department of Athletics. September 20, 2003. http://www.uclabruins.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/092003aaa.html. Retrieved December 11, 2011.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "UCLA 20, San Diego State 10". UCLA Department of Athletics. September 27, 2003. http://www.uclabruins.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/092703aaa.html. Retrieved December 11, 2011.
  7. 7.0 7.1 "UCLA 46, Washington 16". UCLA Department of Athletics. October 4, 2003. http://www.uclabruins.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/100403aaa.html. Retrieved December 11, 2011.
  8. 8.0 8.1 "UCLA 24, Arizona 21". UCLA Department of Athletics. October 11, 2003. http://www.uclabruins.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/101103aaa.html. Retrieved December 11, 2011.
  9. 9.0 9.1 "UCLA 23, Cal 20". UCLA Department of Athletics. October 18, 2003. http://www.uclabruins.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/101803aaa.html. Retrieved December 11, 2011.
  10. 10.0 10.1 "UCLA 20, ASU 13". UCLA Department of Athletics. October 25, 2003. http://www.uclabruins.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/102503aaa.html. Retrieved December 11, 2011.
  11. 11.0 11.1 "Stanford 21, UCLA 14". UCLA Department of Athletics. November 1, 2003. http://www.uclabruins.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/110103aaa.html. Retrieved December 11, 2011.
  12. 12.0 12.1 "No. 12 Washington State 31, UCLA 13". UCLA Department of Athletics. November 8, 2003. http://www.uclabruins.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/110803aaa.html. Retrieved December 11, 2011.
  13. 13.0 13.1 "Oregon 31, UCLA 13". UCLA Department of Athletics. November 15, 2003. http://www.uclabruins.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/111503aab.html. Retrieved December 11, 2011.
  14. 14.0 14.1 "USC 47, UCLA 22". UCLA Department of Athletics. November 22, 2003. http://www.uclabruins.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/112203aaa.html. Retrieved December 11, 2011.
  15. 15.0 15.1 "Fresno State 17, UCLA 9". UCLA Department of Athletics. December 30, 2003. http://www.uclabruins.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/2003-2004/svfc.html. Retrieved December 11, 2011.
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